Electrolux Asks 3rd Circ. To Uphold Win In Fridge Fire Row

Law360, New York (July 24, 2012, 4:07 PM EDT) -- Electrolux Home Products Inc. urged the Third Circuit Monday to uphold its win in an insurance company's suit claiming a refrigerator it made caused a fire the insurer covered, arguing that a lower court properly sanctioned the insurer for not preserving a metal can that was a critical piece of evidence.

Indemnity Insurance Co. of America, a subsidiary of ACE Limited, brought the appeal after a jury unanimously sided with Electrolux in a suit stemming from a fire at a school. According to Indemnity Insurance, Electrolux...
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